Friday, May 09, 2014
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio will renew efforts proposed by his predecessor Michael Bloomberg to ban the sale of so-called "super-size" sugary drinks. Americans are more opposed than ever to such a ban and think banning big drinks won’t have an impact on public health.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that just 19% of American Adults favor a law where they live that bans the sale of any cup or bottle of a sugary drink over 16 ounces. Sixty-three percent (63%) oppose such a ban. Nineteen percent (19%) are undecided. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
The survey of 1,000 Adults nationwide was conducted on May 6-7, 2014 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.Rasmussen subscribers can log in to read the rest of this article.
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